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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy

The author of The Complete Idiot's Guide To Football with Joe Theismann and the creator of the NFL humor prediction website

Groundhog Brett


I can't wait to see Brett Favre's final pass again this year.

While others bemoan the drama queen act, I take comfort in knowing in advance how it's all going to end.

Oh sure, there will be television moments this season when the media's Favre-gasm machine will be enough to make me want to stick hot pieces of rusty iron into my ears and then wash my eyes with used acid. There will probably be games when he's able to pull off the magic and somehow all the off-season narcissism will seem trivial.

But old man Brett has an inner LeBron now, and it really is impossible to get past it. It forces me to believe in the cliché; all's well that ends well.

It's going to end well. You'll think you've seen the movie before. History has proven to repeat itself in the case of Mr. Favre's final offering in recent seasons. It's a beautiful version of Groundhog Day, only the groundhog always wears a different color jersey than the quarterback.

And then next year, we'll have this same conversation. Yes, the Brett Favre-returns thing is an industry now. You know -- high volume, low quality.

By Brian Tarcy  |  August 18, 2010; 11:08 AM ET  | Category:  Brett Favre , Minnesota Vikings , NFL , Super Bowl Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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